Pakistan PM says Mumbai file 'not evidence': state mediaPakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has downplayed the significance of the dossier compiled by India about the Mumbai attacks, calling it "information" and "not evidence", state media said.
"All that has been received from India is some information. I say information because these are not evidence," the Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
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Cooperative news agency, the oldest and largest in the U.S. and long the largest in the world. of Pakistan quoted Gilani as saying late Tuesday to lawmakers in parliament.
Gilani said the file about the November attacks -- which killed 165 civilians and security personnel, as well as nine gunmen -- had been handed over to Pakistan's interior ministry for its review.
The prime minister, who said last week that the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence Noun 1. Inter-Services Intelligence - the Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups (ISI ISI International Sensitivity Index, see there ) agency had provided India with feedback about the file via the CIA CIA: see Central Intelligence Agency.
(1) (Confidentiality Integrity Authentication) The three important concerns with regards to information security. Encryption is used to provide confidentiality (privacy, secrecy). , said Pakistan would continue to share its findings with New Delhi New Delhi (dĕl`ē), city (1991 pop. 294,149), capital of India and of Delhi state, N central India, on the right bank of the Yamuna River. .
Gilani reiterated a call for a joint probe into the attacks, calling for "serious sustained and pragmatic cooperation."
"We are prepared to cooperate with India to uncover the full facts," he said.
Relations between India and Pakistan have been badly strained since the Mumbai attacks, which New Delhi has blamed on the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Islamabad has acknowledged that the lone surviving gunman, who is in Indian custody, is a Pakistani national.